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Sony's 48-megapixel sensor could super-charge smartphone cameras of the future
Sony's 48-megapixel sensor could super-charge smartphone cameras of the future By Chris Hall

Sony has announced a 48-megapixel sensor for smartphone cameras, the highest resolution sensor in such a small package to date.For those who don't know, Sony produces a lot of the sensors that go into smartphone cameras, with many of the leading phones... Read more

Someone already unboxed the Galaxy Note 9
Someone already unboxed the Galaxy Note 9 By Dan Grabham

It's easy to get excited about flagship phone launches, but it's less fun when you know pretty much everything beforehand.It's certainly getting that way with the Note 9, the details of which have leaked so many times that Samsung is only slightly behind... Read more

Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own
Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own By Pocket-lint Promotion

Not everyone has a spare grand in their pocket to drop on buying the priciest of flagship phones. Besides, there's no need, as proven with the Honor 10: this affordable phone might be less than half the price of some competitors, but its specifications... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date, news and rumours: What we know so far
Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date, news and rumours: What we know so far By Dan Grabham

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is some way off - in early 2019 - but we're already hearing a bunch of rumours about what form the device will take. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ were evolutions of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ really, so we're expecting big things... Read more

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL specs, release date, news and rumours
Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL specs, release date, news and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

For Android fans there's little that's as exciting as the launch of a new Pixel with pure, unadulterated Android software. And leaks are hotting up for the 2018 Pixel models with a range of rumours already feeding the fire of speculation.  The best... Read more

Honor Play coming to Europe with FHD+ 6.3-inch display, Kirin 970 and more
Honor Play coming to Europe with FHD+ 6.3-inch display, Kirin 970 and more By Rik Henderson

The Honor 10 is still going great guns, with the GPU Turbo and Automatic Image Stabilisation (AIS) updates coming in August to make the phone even better, but another handset is apparently on its way from the company soon.Released in China already, the... Read more

Samsung will supposedly launch its foldable phone next year
Samsung will supposedly launch its foldable phone next year By Maggie Tillman

Samsung might introduce its long-rumoured foldable smartphone sometime early next year, according to The Wall Street Journal.This device, which has been dubbed Galaxy X in the past, will reportedly feature a 7-inch display that bends in half. The folded... Read more

LG V40 ThinQ coming in October, around same time as new iPhone
LG V40 ThinQ coming in October, around same time as new iPhone By Rik Henderson

The LG V40 ThinQ will reportedly launch in October.A senior LG official, Myung-bak Lee, is quoted as saying that plans are to release it in Korea around the start of the month: "We are preparing to launch V40 ThinQ in early October," he told Korea's ETNews.It... Read more

iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, news and rumours: The latest on the next Apple flagship
iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, news and rumours: The latest on the next Apple flagship By Dan Grabham

Waiting for 2018's new iPhone? Now we know about - and have used - the forthcoming iOS 12, it seems a safe bet that the new iPhone will be with us when the new iPhone software is released in September. Three iPhones arrived last year in the form of the... Read more

Cash in your unused data for money to spend on new phone deals with Sky Mobile
Cash in your unused data for money to spend on new phone deals with Sky Mobile By Rik Henderson

Sky Mobile was the first network to allow you to bank unused data each month and use it at a later date, now you can spend your surplus data another way.The Sky Mobile Piggybank Rewards scheme gives you the option to swap your unused data for cash discounts... Read more

Pocket-lint summer party attracts the great and good in 'Honor' of GPU Turbo
Pocket-lint summer party attracts the great and good in 'Honor' of GPU Turbo By Rik Henderson

Pocket-lint held its first major summer party in London on Tuesday 17 July and, unlike the glorious weather, it went down a storm.Sponsored by the fabulous Honor, the event attracted some of the biggest tech and lifestyle influencers out there, plus the... Read more

The EU just fined Google £3.9 billion. Why? And what does it mean?
The EU just fined Google £3.9 billion. Why? And what does it mean? By Dan Grabham

We've known for a couple of years that the European Union (or, more specifically, the European Commission, EC) has been investigating Google for anticompetitive practices concerning Android.Now, it has concluded that Google has been acting uncompetitively... Read more

IFA 2018: What to expect from Berlin's giant tech show this September
IFA 2018: What to expect from Berlin's giant tech show this September By Chris Hall

IFA, or Internationale Funkausstellung, is Europe's biggest tech show. Held in Berlin over the first few days of September, it's one of the most significant spots on the calendar for product launches.The show started in 1924 as a radio convention and... Read more

Stunning signed Ron Timehin photos up for grabs in top tweet comp
Stunning signed Ron Timehin photos up for grabs in top tweet comp By Rik Henderson

Pocket-lint has joined forces with Honor and top cityscape photographer Ron Timehin (@rontimehin) to give you the chance of winning an exclusive signed print of one of his amazing shots.What's even more incredible is that each of the photos was taken... Read more

New EE mobile Wi-Fi devices and plans offer faster, lighter broadband on the move
New EE mobile Wi-Fi devices and plans offer faster, lighter broadband on the move By Rik Henderson

EE has refined its mobile Wi-Fi devices and introduced new data plans to give you the best speeds when out and about.The two new devices - a 4GEE WiFi and 4GEE WiFi Mini - replace existing models and are smaller and lighter than the previous versions.... Read more

Honor 10 AI Image Stabilisation update will bring camera boost from 3 August
Honor 10 AI Image Stabilisation update will bring camera boost from 3 August By Chris Hall

Honor has announced two updates coming to the Honor 10 from 3 August. The first is GPU Turbo which boosts the graphical prowess of the device, making it more efficient, reducing battery drain and adding HDR (high dynamic range).GPU Turbo essentially makes... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours By Dan Grabham

The leaks surrounding Samsung's next big smartphone launch have reached fever pitch, meaning it's not long until the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in early August. Here are all the leaks, rumours and confirmed details for the 2018 Galaxy Note... Read more

Samsung might do three Galaxy S10 models, with an in-display sensor
Samsung might do three Galaxy S10 models, with an in-display sensor By Maggie Tillman

New, credible information has emerged about Samsung's Galaxy S10.Respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said the S10 will come in three different sizes, according to Business Insider. Those three sizes will be 5.8 inches, 6.1 inches, and 6.4 inches. The larger... Read more

Galaxy Note 9 and bright yellow stylus revealed in leaked pic
Galaxy Note 9 and bright yellow stylus revealed in leaked pic By Maggie Tillman

Samsung plans to launch the Galaxy Note 9 next month, but that isn't stopping the leaks from popping up online.As we get closer to the official Galaxy Note 9 launch on 9 August, we've been treated to what looks like a real marketing photo or a render... Read more

Apple shows off new upcoming emoji including - finally - ginger ones
Apple shows off new upcoming emoji including - finally - ginger ones By Maggie Tillman

World Emoji Day is 17 July, and Apple is celebrating the event by introducing 70 new emoji characters, including gingers.Apple has shared details on emoji that are coming to iOS devices "later this year" as part of the Unicode 11 emoji release. It plans... Read more

Huawei P20 and Mate 10 getting GPU Turbo boost in August, makes games run better
Huawei P20 and Mate 10 getting GPU Turbo boost in August, makes games run better By Rik Henderson

Honor has been talking about its GPU Turbo boost upgrade for a while, but now parent company Huawei has confirmed that its latest phones will also be getting the graphics software update too; in August, if fact.The Huawei P20 and Huawei Mate 10 will be... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 vs Moto G6 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: What's the difference?
Motorola Moto G6 vs Moto G6 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The Motorola G a longstanding history as the affordable phone to beat. Well, that used to be the case. However, with the advancement of Chinese competition, Motorola in 2018 is taking a different tack by delivering no less than three Moto G6 phones: the... Read more

EE adds data rollover to its PAYG Data and Everything Packs
EE adds data rollover to its PAYG Data and Everything Packs By Rik Henderson

Data rollover is a big deal these days, enabling you to save data you didn't use one month for use at a later date, and EE has now added the option to its 30-day pay as you go Data and Everything Packs.That means you don't have to lose data you've paid... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 dual-lens camera might not be what you expect
Sony Xperia XZ3 dual-lens camera might not be what you expect By Rik Henderson

We have previously heard that the Sony Xperia XZ3 - Sony's Mobile's expected next flagship - will come with a dual camera system on the rear, much like the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium out this month in the US.However, you might be disappointed with the... Read more

The best Nokia 6 deals for July 2018
The best Nokia 6 deals for July 2018 By Dan Grabham

The Nokia 6 is a top phone for the money and it has just been upgraded with a new 2018 version that runs Android Oreo out of the box. The new Nokia 6 retains much of its design from the previous edition which is good news as it's a well-built phone with... Read more

Did Huawei just reveal Android P will be called Android Pistachio?
Did Huawei just reveal Android P will be called Android Pistachio? By Maggie Tillman

Google is working on the next major update to Android, and it looks like Huawei has revealed what that update will be called.Google has yet to confirm the update's full name. Right now, it goes by Android P. Google tends to name Android versions in alphabetical... Read more

LG V40 specs, rumours and news: What's the story so far?
LG V40 specs, rumours and news: What's the story so far? By Britta O'Boyle

LG traditionally announces two flagship smartphone ranges in a year. The first comes in the form of the G Series, with the latest model being the LG G7 ThinQ, while the second comes in the form of the V Series, the latest of which is currently the LG... Read more

This is what the "gold" Samsung Galaxy Note 9 looks like and it's actually blue
This is what the "gold" Samsung Galaxy Note 9 looks like and it's actually blue By Rik Henderson

When Samsung first teased the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or, at least, its S Pen, it led many to believe that a gold version of the handset was on the cards.That's because the invite and Twitter posting thereof showed a bright yellow S Pen.Look closer, however,... Read more

Want a blockchain phone? Finney has dual screens and costs $1,000
Want a blockchain phone? Finney has dual screens and costs $1,000 By Maggie Tillman

A little-known company has its own blockchain phone to compete with HTC's upcoming Exodus.Sirin Labs is unveiling a new Android device, Finney, which it claimed offers the world’s best security. It's rivaling HTC's upcoming blockchain phone, the Exodus,... Read more

This is what the front of Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 looks like
This is what the front of Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 looks like By Maggie Tillman

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks just keep popping up, with the latest example revealing the upcoming phone's front design.AndroidHeadlines has posted a front panel view of the Galaxy Note 9. It's reportedly an official render, but the image does not... Read more

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus brings high-res audio to the mid-range
Sony Xperia XA2 Plus brings high-res audio to the mid-range By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a larger screen version of its Xperia XA2 smartphone with a couple of its own tricks up its sleeve.The Sony Xperia XA2 Plus is a 6-inch "super mid-range" handset, with metallic design and Sony's High-Resolution Audio and DSEE HX audio... Read more

Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are similar to the previous iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but the iPhone X changes things up in terms of design and features. Here are the differences and similarities between the three iPhones, all released late last year.Check... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

As you'll know, Apple now has a premium iPhone called the iPhone X with Face ID but it is still selling several Touch ID iPhones. That means if you're in the market for a new iPhone, you have a decision to make. This feature explains how the iPhone... Read more

Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

How does the iPhone X compare to the older iPhone 7 and iPhone 6S models though? If you're considering upgrading from your older iPhone model, or you want to know if the iPhone X is worth the big bucks, here is how it compares to the iPhone 7 and iPhone... Read more

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Apple iPhone X: What’s the difference?
Google Pixel 2 XL vs Apple iPhone X: What’s the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

We pit the top iPhone against the best that Google has to offer - don't forget to check out our Pixel 2 XL review and the iPhone X review, too. Let's see how these devices compare. Google Pixel 2 vs Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference? Google Pixel 2... Read more

Which is the best iPhone? iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 or iPhone X?
Which is the best iPhone? iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 or iPhone X? By Britta O'Boyle

There is plenty of choice when it comes to smartphones, almost too much in fact. Chances are if you are reading this feature, however, you have at least narrowed your options down to the Apple iPhone.So as you have discarded Android, as well as the other... Read more

5 Reasons why Asus Zenfone 5 is the choice mid-price phone for 2018
5 Reasons why Asus Zenfone 5 is the choice mid-price phone for 2018 By Pocket-lint Promotion

When it comes to mid-price phones, the Asus Zenfone 5 offers an impressive spec sheet and points of difference that make it the phone to challenge its competition.From its glass-back and ultra-trim bezel design, to its unusual dual camera setup and Hi-Res... Read more

HTC Exodus blockchain phone imminent, but what the hell is it?
HTC Exodus blockchain phone imminent, but what the hell is it? By Rik Henderson

HTC has announced that its blockchain smartphone, the HTC Exodus, will be available on early access from the third quarter of this year: so anytime between now and the end of September.However, if you read the press release Pocket-lint received or the... Read more

What is Apple’s USB Restricted Mode and how does it work?
What is Apple’s USB Restricted Mode and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Apple has quietly rolled out a major security feature to iPhone and iPad.Called USB Restricted Mode, the feature prevents USB accessories from connecting to an iOS device if the device has been locked for more than an hour. This should make it harder... Read more

BlackBerry Key2 tips and tricks: Master your new BlackBerry
BlackBerry Key2 tips and tricks: Master your new BlackBerry By Cam Bunton

For many BlackBerry fans, part of what made the physical keys so great in older devices is that they were more than just buttons for typing. They were shortcuts with hidden features too. Using the customisability of Android has meant BlackBerry Mobile... Read more

The best SIM-only deals for July 2018
The best SIM-only deals for July 2018 By Dan Grabham

Over the past few years, SIM-only contracts have seen something of a resurgence. On this page we'll bring you the best SIM only deals from EE, Three, Vodafone, O2, Giffgaff and more with our regularly updated guide.There are a huge variety of SIM only... Read more

Nokia 7 Plus review: Shooting for mid-range glory
4.0 stars Nokia 7 Plus review: Shooting for mid-range glory By Chris Hall

Nokia has seen itself resurrected. Leaping from the frying pan into the Windows Phone fire, the resurgence under the tutelage of HMD Global has been impressive.That comeback has been in the affordable end of the market, where Nokia has released a lot... Read more

The best OnePlus 6 deals for July 2018
The best OnePlus 6 deals for July 2018 By Dan Grabham

The OnePlus 6 has been launched and pricing starts at £469 for the 64GB model.O2 OnePlus 6 contract orders are open now, and it's available to buy in stores for those in the UK. OnePlus 6 SIM-free priceThe OnePlus 6 is available from OnePlus.com directly... Read more

OnePlus 6 review: Glorious, glossy and powerful
5.0 stars OnePlus 6 review: Glorious, glossy and powerful By Cam Bunton

Four years ago, few could have predicted that OnePlus would be where it is now. At its beginning, it created a powerful phone for tech fans with low budgets. Since then it has evolved. It still builds powerful flagship contenders, but with a lot more... Read more

OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know
OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know By Cam Bunton

After what seems like months of leaks and rumours - many of them coming from OnePlus itself - the OnePlus 6 is finally official. The ambitious smartphone maker has unveiled its latest flagship, and it's a gorgeous, powerful machine.  OnePlus 6 initial... Read more

OnePlus 6 now available in limited edition stunning red
OnePlus 6 now available in limited edition stunning red By Cam Bunton

OnePlus has taken the wraps off a fresh new colour for the OnePlus 6. In a similar move to last year's Lava Red OnePlus 5T, there's a new red version of the OnePlus 6 and it looks fantastic. Unlike last year though, it just called "Red".  OnePlus 6 specs,... Read more

Apple's cheaper LCD iPhone will have iPhone X style super-thin bezel thanks to advanced LED backlight
Apple's cheaper LCD iPhone will have iPhone X style super-thin bezel thanks to advanced LED backlight By Rik Henderson

Apple is reportedly adopting Japanese manufacturer Nichia's 0.3t LED chips for its 6.1-inch cheaper LCD iPhone, with the result being similar brightness to previous LCD models but with the same sort of super-thin bezel as the iPhone X.DigiTimes' industry... Read more

The best iPhone X deals for July 2018
The best iPhone X deals for July 2018 By Dan Grabham

The Apple iPhone X is available in two colours, space grey and silver. It's the latest and greatest from Apple, the pinnacle of iPhone's 10 year history and the model for the future of Apple's trend-setting smartphone.It comes in two storage variants... Read more

Best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases: Protect your Apple device
Best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases: Protect your Apple device By Britta O'Boyle

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus may have been replaced by the iPhone 8 duo, but they continue to sell and as ever, still need protecting.  Apple iPhone 7 review Apple iPhone 7 Plus review Luckily, there are plenty of cases out there to protect your new... Read more

What is the strange Samsung Galaxy phone that popped up on the Wi-Fi Alliance?
What is the strange Samsung Galaxy phone that popped up on the Wi-Fi Alliance? By Rik Henderson

An unidentified Samsung Galaxy smartphone is on its way, having been certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance.A certification posting on the Alliance's website lists a device with the model code SM-J737T1 which hasn't popped up anywhere else before to our knowledge.... Read more

Get flagship gaming performance for mid-range money with Honor
Get flagship gaming performance for mid-range money with Honor By Pocket-lint Promotion

In this day and age, it's becoming increasingly difficult to justify spending big money on the big-name flagship phones like the iPhone X. One of the reasons you might consider a flagship is because of its performance, and how it handles even the most... Read more